Book Club Discussion: The Last Winter of Dani Lancing by P.D. Viner

Today is book club day for our first November book, The Last Winter of Dani Lancing, a novel by P.D. Viner. Twenty years ago, college student Dani was murdered but her killer was never found.  Now a promising new lead may change everything. The three main characters (four if you count Dani) represents the mother, father, […]

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Book Review: The Valley of Amazement

I’ve been so excited about Amy Tan’s newest novel The Valley of Amazement, that I worried that my expectations were too high. Thankfully, the novel exceeded my expectations. I think it’s one of Tan’s best books. I’ve had my hands on the galley since I briefly “met” Amy Tan during Book Expo America. I finally took […]

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7 Books to Jump Start Your Creativity

7 Books to Jump Start Your Creativity

  If you’re participating in one of the monthly writing or art challenges, the first week or so is the hardest so I’ve rounded up a list of 7 books that will jump start your creativity. We’re four days into NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) and NaBloPoMo (National Blog Post Writing Month).  It’s also Create Art […]

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November Book Club Announcement: The Last Winter of Dani Lancing

A new month means a new book club selection. We start the beginning of November with the novel The Last Winter of Dani Lancing (Crown) by P.D. Viner.  This thriller grabbed me from the very first chapter. I think you’ll find it just as exciting. If you love mysteries, you’ll definitely want to read this novel. Here’s the […]

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October Reads: Mini-Reviews

Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink

I did a ton of reading in September and am behind with reviews for them. Instead of writing a separate post for each title, I’ll share my thoughts about each one here. Short and sweet! (I’m borrowing this idea from The Relentless Reader. Thanks Jennifer!) Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged […]

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Book Club Discussion: The Dinner by Herman Koch

Our last October book club discussion is for The Dinner by Herman Koch. In the novel, two brothers and their wives sit down for a tension filled dinner to discuss a tragedy that can change both families’ lives forever.  From Left to Write members had plenty to say about the novel. Head over to our members’ blog […]

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